MacAdam Cage Authors Look to Resolve E-book Dispute

Despite complaints from former MacAdam Cage authors about ebook royalties and statements, Mark Pearce, publisher of MP Publishing, the ebook distributor that controls their ebook rights, claims all royalties have been paid and all statements are up to date. Pearce is urging former MacAdam Cage authors to contact him to resolve disputes. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors Guild Issues Call to MacAdam Cage Authors

The Authors Guild is offering legal assistance to any MacAdam Cage author who wishes to mount a legal challenge to the agreement giving control of their ebook rights to MP Publishing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'No kids in cages': Children's book authors unite against Trump policy separating families at the border

About 2,000 children’s and YA book authors and their supporters have signed onto a campaign to oppose President Trump's controversial family separation immigration policy under the name "Kid Lit Says No Kids in Cages." The campaign made its appearance Monday on Twitter with a statement signed by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales

After months of bitter fighting, Hachette and Amazon announced on Thursday morning that they have settled their differences and reached a new multi-year agreement for ebook and print book sales. The post Amazon Resolves Dispute With Top-Five Publisher Hachette Over Book Sales appeared first on... Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Go viral, score book deal. 'Cat Person' author sells her debut book in the U.K., with U.S. deal in the works

The debut book from Kristen Roupenian, whose New Yorker short story “Cat Person” went viral far beyond the scope of most short fiction when it was published earlier this month, has been sold to British publisher Jonathan Cape, the Guardian reports. Roupenian's short story collection, “You Know... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-12-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-02-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Authors Feted at Shanghai Children's Book Fair

On the last day of the inaugural China Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair (CCBF), held from November 7-9, the winners of the Golden Pinwheel Awards were announced. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Powell's Books and Employee Union In Dispute Over Rehires

The management of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., says it has hired back some 170 former employees, out of approximately 400 laid off, but argues that, with the passage of a year, it is no longer obligated to honor the seniority of former employees or to maintain a recall list of unionized... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Captain Underpants author withdraws book over 'passive racism'

Publisher Scholastic says it will no longer distribute The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the FutureCaptain Underpants author Dav Pilkey has apologised for “harmful racial stereotypes and passively racist imagery” in one of his graphic novels for children, which has been... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-03-29 12:33:28 UTC ]
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Beverly Cleary, Beloved Children’s Book Author, Dies at 104

Her funny stories about Henry Huggins and his dog Ribsy, the sisters Ramona and Beezus Quimby, and a motorcycling mouse named Ralph never talked down to readers. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-27 22:33:26 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author

The three shortlists announced today comprise nine titles selected from a total 39 longlisted works. Winners are to be named in May. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: Literature, Children’s Literature, and Young Author appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-03-16 16:41:14 UTC ]
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6 Caribbean Children’s and YA Book Authors

Get to know the works of some of the best Caribbean authors writing classic and contemporary books for young readers. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:36:00 UTC ]
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50 years later, ‘The Monster at the End of This Book’ is still selling — and inspiring authors

The children’s book has influence out of proportion with its 24 pages and its cardboard cover devoid of medallions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-01-27 13:00:00 UTC ]
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Young Authors Associated with President Biden Land Book Deals

Amanda Gorman, who wrote and recited the official Biden Inaugural Poem, and Brayden Harrington, the teen who spoke at the Democratic Convention of bonding with Biden over stuttering, both landed book deals. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-20 05:00:00 UTC ]
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BiblioBoard, PW’s BookLife Launch New Library E-book Program for Self-Published Authors

BookLife Elite will offer public libraries access to a curated collection of unlimited, simultaneous-use indie e-books, meaning library readers can access the books instantly—no holds lists. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-01-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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'Bridgerton's' author doesn't want you to pay $800 for her books

Since the Netflix adaptation of the revisionist Regency drama "Bridgerton" premiered on Christmas, Julia Quinn's original book series is in very high demand. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-01-12 18:36:35 UTC ]
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Earle marks decade as an author with two books for Andersen

Andersen Press has acquired the 20th children's novel from Phil Earle, 10 years since his first book was released.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-08 02:54:40 UTC ]
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Hodder Studio strikes two-book deal with Wolf Road author Lewis

Hodder Studio is publishing the next two novels by Beth Lewis, author of debut The Wolf Road, starting with "powerful novel" The Origins of Iris, which touches on themes of self-discovery and survival. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 05:11:55 UTC ]
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5 Books About Complicated Families by BIPOC Authors

Here are five books written by BIPOC authors that each detail the intricacies of different complicated families. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-01 11:37:00 UTC ]
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Audio Book Recommendation: Make Me Rain by Nikki Giovanni, Read by the Author

Every Monday through Friday, AudioFile’s editors recommend the best in audiobook listening. We keep our daily episodes short and sweet, with audiobook clips to give you a sample of our featured listens. Nikki Giovanni’s slightly raspy, slightly sibilant voice draws listeners into Make Me Rain,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-27 11:56:49 UTC ]
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